Reported before, but until now still nothing has changed. When transcribers enter lastnames the application turns every word into words with a leading capital. This is absolutely NOT common in most countries. Especially not for prefixes such as "van", "van de" etc. in the Dutch language or "von" in the German language or "le", "la" in the French language.
Please, Please, Please change this very, very, annoying database-behaviour!!!!!
How many times do we have to ask for this database-correction ?
Gert van de Pol (and NOT "Gert Van De Pol" !!!)
I totally agree with Gert! I transcribe many images of hispanohablantes and the workaround (at least the only one I've found) to correct this is awkward and time consuming. Piggybacking on this, when entering a hyphenated name, it automatically puts the first letter of the second surname in lowercase. Can this be tweaked? My way around it has been to put a space before and after the hyphen. This isn't something I do in real life with my name (yes, I'm a hyphenate) so why should it work this way in this database?